How to Apply
GWU’s Graduate School provides high-quality graduate programs to students who hold bachelor’s degrees from regionally accredited institutions and who are, for the most part, full-time professionals—teachers, counselors, administrators, or nurses—working in their fields.The curricula emphasize knowledge of the literature of the discipline, research and professional practice, and continual learning within the context of community.
To apply for initial admission to graduate study, the applicant should submit the following:
Please consult your program’s admissions requirements page for specific information related to that program.
When all documents have been received, they will be evaluated by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and the chair or coordinator of the program area. The applicant will be notified of the decision. Prospective counseling majors must schedule an interview with the appropriate faculty members before formal admission.
Students are notified of their admission status as soon as possible after completing the admissions process. Because of the confidential nature of some items of information required for admission, the University reserves the right to reject any applicant without stating a reason.